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  • Fabrication and characterisation of chemical vapour deposition grown branched carbon nanotube arrays 

    Leahy, Rory (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Physics, 2007)
    The fabrication, optimisation and characterisation of arrays of straight and junction multiwall carbon nanotubes (MWNTs) is presented in this thesis. A detailed description of the design and fabrication of the chemical ...
  • Facade integrated concrete solar collectors 

    O HEGARTY, RICHARD DIARMUID (Trinity College Dublin. School of Engineering. Disc of Civil Structural & Environmental Eng, 2018)
    Concrete solar collectors are a type of solar thermal collector that are formed by embedding pipes within a layer of concrete that acts as the solar energy absorber. Concrete is a cheap, durable and abundant material that ...
  • Factionalism and noble power in English Ireland, c 1361-1423 

    CROOKS, PETER (Trinity College Dublin, School of Histories and Humanities, 2007)
    This thesis offers a reappraisal of noble power and political culture in the English colony in Ireland in the late middle ages. It seeks to move beyond narrowly-conceived studies of the colony?s chief governors and ...
  • Factors affecting paclitaxel content in yew 

    Dempsey, Dairine (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2000)
    The anti-cancer agent paclitaxel has been the subject of intense scientific evaluation since it was first isolated from the bark of the Pacific yew [T. brevifolia] in 1971. It is currently used extensively in the treatment ...
  • Factors affecting the pharmacotherapeutic management of chronic non-malignant pain in ageing and elderly populations in Ireland 

    Kennedy, Mary-Claire (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2015)
    Chronic non-malignant pain (CNMP) has emerged as a global health priority due to the prevalence, complexity and presentation of the condition across all age- groups, social classes and ethnicities. There is a high prevalence ...
  • Factors Associated with Decision Making Capacity in Older Adults 

    CORRIGAN, MARIA (Trinity College Dublin. School of Psychology. Discipline of Psychology, 2019)
    Abstract: Making our own decisions goes to the heart of our autonomy. Increasingly decision making capacity (DMC) of older adults is questioned. The aim of this study was to explore DMC in older people and examine for ...
  • Factors influencing the induction of immune responses with DNA vaccines 

    Daly, Lyn M. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Biochemistry and Immunology, 2002)
    Compared with any other medical discovery vaccines have prevented more deaths and suffering. Emergence of novel pathogens accentuates the requisite for ongoing development and improvement of traditional vaccination strategies. ...
  • Factors modulating TLR2, TLR4 and HBD2 expression in respiratory epithelium in COPD 

    MacRedmond, Ruth (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Clinical Medicine, 2006)
    The innate immune response of the respiratory epithelium, employing mechanisms of germ-line encoded, genetically conserved pattern recognition to “non-self’ organisms, is an important component of host defence against ...
  • Facts or Fiction? : the Church of Ireland's writting of Irish church history 1838-1870 

    Blake Knox, Jamie (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of History, 2014)
    This thesis explores a central, but curiously neglected dimension of the cultural and intellectual history of Ireland in the nineteenth century. It addresses the systematic attempt by a group of scholars and academics, ...
  • Failure mechanisms in bone - a mechanical and histological study 

    Mercy, Matthew Vincent (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, 2006)
    Repeated loading causes the development of microdamage in bone and may lead to failure by fatigue. Microdam age in the form of microcracks occurs naturally in bone due to the loads experienced during day-to-day activities, ...
  • Failure of cemented hip implants under complex loading : experimental and numerical analysis 

    Britton, John Robert (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, 2004)
    A new generation of experimental pre-clinical testing methods for cemented hip replacement femoral components have been proposed, and preliminarily validated by comparing a 'good' prosthesis design with a 'bad' prosthesis ...
  • Fairies in Early Modern English Drama: Fictionality and Theatrical Landscapes, 1575-1615 

    CULLITON, KAITLYN (Trinity College Dublin. School of English. Discipline of English, 2019)
    In 1575, the fairy queen appeared as a character in the entertainments presented to Queen Elizabeth I at Woodstock in what appears to be the first instance of a fairy character scripted into an English dramatic performance. ...
  • Fairness, outcomes, expectations : exploring drivers of individual reactions to planned organisational change 

    Fortin, Marion (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Trinity Business School, 2006)
    The principal objective of this study is to investigate the link between employees' experience of and reactions to organisational change through the frame work of organisational justice . This study differentiates between ...
  • False things and things unable to be true: representation and fraud in Chaucer 

    O'Connell, Brendan (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of English, 2008)
    This thesis was born of two assumptions about Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. The first was that the rejection of poetry in the Parson's Prologue and Tale and the Retractions was in no sense ironic, but rather the expression, ...
  • Falsificationism and Theory Adjudication : a critical rationalist critique of justificationist theories of science 

    Clarke, Steven William (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Philosophy Department, 2014)
    My aim in this thesis is to present a critique of the currently dominant approach to this problem, the broad-ranging epistemological position described herein as "justificationism." This critique of justificationism—the ...
  • Family mediation in Ireland 

    Conneely, Sinead Maire (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2001)
    Empirical research into the operation of the family mediation service in the Republic of Ireland is set against a backdrop of theoretical and practical discussion. Chapter One analyses the principles and practices of various ...
  • Family meeting or Care Planning Meeting? : a Multidisciplinary Team action research study in a hospital setting 

    Donnelly, Sarah (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Social Work and Social Policy, 2012)
    Care Planning Meetings (CPM's) are regularly conducted in hospital settings where patient, family members and the MDT meet to exchange information, plan for the future and facilitate decision-making. In the Age Related ...
  • Family, religion, and identity in the Pakistani diaspora : a case study of young Pakistani men in Dublin and Boston 

    Considine, Craig (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Sociology, 2014)
    In recent years, Western countries have received Pakistanis as religious fanatics and detrimental to national as well as international safety and politics. Pakistani communities in diaspora have, in turn, received negative ...
  • Famine evictions 

    Coyle, Ronan (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of History, 2010)
    This thesis addresses the subject of famine evictions using a diverse range of sources and methodologies. Archival sources such as the files of the Chief Secretary of Ireland's office, registered papers and ejectment books ...
  • Fast approximate inverse Bayesian inference in non-parametric multivariate regression with application to palaeoclimate reconstruction 

    Salter-Townshend, Michael (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Computer Science & Statistics, 2009)
    Bayesian statistical methods often involve computationally intensive inference procedures. Sampling algorithms represent the current standard for fitting and testing models. Such methods, while flexible, are computationally ...